Maura's pseudo-sister. Angela's daughter. Frank's daughter. Frankie and Tommy's sister. Frost and Korsak's partner.
There are a million ways you can describe and define the enigmatic Jane Clementine Rizzoli. Perhaps the best way to get to know her is through her actions, her words and her past...
Classic Jane Moments! Loyal Best Friend, Sister, Daughter, Partner...
Jane: Alright. Look. Come here. Take a few cuts off of this. It’ll make you feel better.
Jane: Damnit! I am late for dinner! My mom is gonna kill me.
(Homicide team connects the dots for how Garret could have faked his alibi)
Jane: (brings champagne to the table at the Dirty Robber) Okay. Here, we go.
Jane: C’mere. (Taking Maura’s hands) No matter what happened to you, you are NOTHING like that monster. K? Yea you are a little antisocial maybe, a little goofy. That’s not the same thing. Okay? (Maura nodding, smiling with a tear running down her face) We’re a pair, aren’t we? (quiet laughing)
Maura: (answering morgue phone) This is Dr. Isles. What?? That’s not possible. I’m looking at it right now.
Jane: I’m so sorry, Maura.
Jane: (walks around to Maura) Maura, if this is too much for you— (rubs her arm). Here. (hands her giant sketch book that belonged to her brother) You should have this.
Maura: Jane, I’m just guessing. Okay? I would need to confirm it.
Classic Jane Moments! Balance of Strength and Sensitivity
Jane: You told Agent Dean where we were, didn’t you?
(Jo Friday barks)
Jane: Here. (handing girl envelope)
Maura: The damage is called by a disorder called alpha one ditrispa deficiency.
Jane: I get it, Maura, I do. But we’re talking about your survival. Okay? He said he wanted to send a message. Those were his words? (Maura nods)
Classic Jane Moments! Quick-witted, HILARIOUS and true to herself
Jane: (To Maura as she answers the door in the middle of the night) Why do you always look like you’re about to do a photo shoot?
Jane: Are we having a sleepover or is this your way of telling me you’re attracted to me?
Maura: Um, what’s my ringtone?
Maura: It takes 20-30 seconds to pass out from strangulation. 1-post-mortem- trauma. 2-post-mortem-trauma.
Angela: We’re not leaving until we find something we both like.
Jane: I will insult your mother if it will keep my ass smaller.
Maura: Yes but I’m waiting on toxin micros, but I can tell you this conclusively, it was not a natural death.
Maura: I spent two years in Decar in (something in French).
Jane: Ew no! Not out of the dead fridge!
Maura: (laughing) So?
Jane: Do you think their parents know they’re spending $1,000 an hour for them to dress in foil?! Okay—why are you wearing this?!
(Skeptically examining food in a Tupperware)
Jane: K, um, this is how we do it in my family. (Stabs fish with the knife; juice squirts all over her) OH! (Everyone turns to look; Maura smiles and keeps eating)
Jane: Jorge’s in “medicine”?!
Jane: (looking around, whispering) You mean a dildo?
Jane: Maura what is Frankie’s face doing?
Jane: (laughing and jumping) And she was stomping everything out. (high pitch, mock yelling voice) Frankie!! In her white shoes. (pointing to Maura) Which she was wearing after Labor Day.
Jane: You brought your turtle to work?
Classic Jane Moments! Passionate Badass Professional... with significant attempts at patience
Jane: If we take this body back now all we’ll find out is “yup she’s dead” and “yup, they killed her”. Please. Do this for me.
Maura: You’re not a true member until you have a nickname.
Maura: Well I’m not going to guess.
Jane: No. I said I was about to serve a warrant. I didn’t say when.
Jane: Can you type the genetics of the monkshood in Matt’s body and match it to the plant that it came from?
Jane: Next reddish brown stain. You call blood. Before the labs come in.
Kid: It’s my responsibility to alert the authorities.
Maura: I come--. Jane--. Sure, Jane. (jokingly) Just give me a leatherman’s and some duct tape and I’m ready to go.
Jane: 25 POINT 5?
Classic Jane Moments! Vulnerable, emotional and trusting
Jane: Did you ever like the same guy as your best friend?
Maura: Do you want to know what I’m thinking?
Angela: I need to know you’re taken care of.
Maura: (smug, I-told-you-so face about liking Grant)
Jane: I try not to have regrets. But, I don’t know, when I was on that campus, I felt like I missed out.
Jane: So you gonna try the chocolate?
(Maura calls Jane from Garret’s car while he’s in a coffee shop)
Jane: Yea. (smiling) You look good.
Jane: Marino wants a cup of coffee, there’s none upstairs. Guy is a wreck.
- Later that same day...
- (Tap tap tap on Maura's opposite shoulder... smile when she eventually turns the right way)
Jane's most important people are lucky to have someone who loves so purely, protects so completely and guides them toward the lighter moments of life!
For more on Jane, read about the power of her friendship with Maura, and some of their inside jokes and shared moments. Moments from Seasons 2 & 3 on their way!
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